High Temperatures Predicted - Stay Safe in the Heat


What you should do if the weather is extremely hot:

-Listen to NOAA Weather Radio for critical updates from the National Weather Service (NWS).wear sunscreen

-Never leave children or pets alone in closed vehicles.

-Stay indoors as much as possible and limit exposure to the sun.

-Stay on the lowest floor out of the sunshine if air conditioning is not available.

-Postpone outdoor games and activities.

-Eat well-balanced, light, and regular meals. Avoid using salt tablets unless directed to do so by a physician.

-Dress in loose-fitting, lightweight, and light-colored clothes that cover as much skin as possible. Avoid dark colors because they absorb the sun’s rays.

-Protect face and head by wearing a wide-brimmed hat.

-Check on family, friends, and neighbors who do not have air conditioning and who spend much of their time alone.

Source:  www.ready.gov/heat

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